Take the kids to Darling Square
Looking for somewhere to take the kids that won’t burn a hole in your wallet? Darling Square is the vibrant new food, dining, and entertainment precinct just five minutes’ walk (290 metres) from bustling Darling Harbour.
There are more than 45 restaurants, eateries, and cafes to suit even the fussiest little eaters; a state-of-the-art library with a range of free baby and kid’s activities from rhymetime to maker and creator workshops for school-aged children; a grassed square for the kids to burn some energy while you sip on a coffee or wine; pram-friendly paths; and baby change facilities.
If it’s a coffee and cake pit-stop you’re after then check out Kurtosh for a slab or Saga Lyte for amazing mini cheesecakes, or embark on a coffee trail with more than five dedicated coffee spots: Haven Coffee, Starbucks, Edition Coffee Roasters,Auvers Café, The Sandwich Shop and Shortstop.
Need lunch for the little ones? Grab a kid’s plain roti with a side of dahl curry from Hopper Kade, a junior spaghetti bowl from Pasta Wafu, or healthy rice paper rolls from Bau Truong. There’s loads of spacious indoor and outdoor seating so you’ll have no problems pulling up the pram, bike or scooter. Did we mention Bucket Boys has a range of craft beers and wines on tap – it’s 5pm somewhere, right?
Beat the crowds of Darling Harbour and discover Darling Square, the perfect stop for families on a Sydney city day out this summer holidays.
How to get to Darling Square:
Darling Square is 10 minutes’ walk from Central Station or Town Hall Station, five minutes from Darling Harbour and even closer to The Goods Line, Chinatown, and ICC Sydney. You can also take the Hay Street Light Rail or make use of the Wilson carpark on Zollner Circuit.